The goal of Code Enforcement, an administrative function of the Planning Department, (828/926-0866 x104) is to preserve and enforce the general welfare, safety, and sanitary standards for Maggie Valley’s citizens, neighborhoods, and businesses through the enforcement of town ordinances and state statutes. To achieve this goal, the office handles a wide variety kinds of issues and complaints inside the corporate limits of Maggie Valley. View our Ordinances here.
Grass and Weed Overgrowth (Ordinance 399) No owner, lessee, possessor or occupant of any property situated in the Town and within 50 feet of another person’s property occupied as a residence or business shall allow or maintain on any such property any growth of weeds and/or grass to a height of over ten (10) inches.
Accumulation of Solid Waste (Ordinance 398) No person may cause, suffer or permit refuse to accumulate or remain on premises under his control except for collection by the Town or some other licensed refuse hauler. It shall be the duty of all owners, proprietors, or persons in charge of every business of every kind and description, and of every office, private residence, and all other buildings or premises to keep such free from all refuse, building materials, bulky items, hazardous waste and industrial waste.
Junked and Abandoned Motor Vehicles (Ordinance 272 Division 4 & 5) It shall be the duty and responsibility of the owner of any abandoned or junked motor vehicle to cause its removal immediately and to pay all cost incident to the removal. It shall be unlawful for any person to allow a motor vehicle owned by him to remain after notice has been given to such person to have the vehicle removed.
Report an issue
A complaint may be made here, in person, in writing, or over the phone. You are not required to identify yourself. Information required for the inspectors to investigate includes the address or detailed location of the issue, and suspected violations.
Code enforcement issues or suggestions may be reported 24/7 through using the Report Form below.
What Happens When a Violation is Recorded
An inspector will visit the property, and if a violation (or multiple violations) is discovered, will document the violations and send a notice to the property owner. Violations are the responsibility of the property owner/landlord, not the tenant. If a violation is not corrected within the specified amount of time, civil penalties and/or property liens may be initiated.